This course serves as an introduction to the instrument and will provide students with an instant access to making music on the ukulele. Focus points will be strumming and rhythms, reading music, improvising, and beginning songwriting.
Students will be led through an intensive four month course to introduce them to the ukulele. The course will be split into several units that cover various aspects of understanding the instrument and the music that can be created with it. Students will meet twice a week, students will be led through a routine of tuning their ukuleles, warming-up and group instruction. Students will also learn basic maintenance of the instrument and how to change strings, clean the ukulele’s surface, clean strings, and maintain tuning.
Students selected for the enrichment must bring a 3 ring binder to rehearsal.